Hitvibz gathered that traders are running for their lives, leaving their market, shops behind.
According to a source;
“I saw them from eleme junction storming oyigbo, information reaching me here has it that they are on mass arrest, arresting anyone they see.”
Obviously, this could degenerate further to chaos.
Meanwhile, the Rivers State Police Command said it has arrested 22 persons in connection with the killing of a policeman in Oyigbo attached to the Special Anti-Robbery Squad in Port Harcourt.
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The state Police Public Relations Officer, Nnamdi Omoni, noted that order had been restored in Oyigbo community following the attack by the hoodlums.
Omoni added that the state Commissioner of Police, Joseph Mukan, had ordered an investigation into the incident as security had been beefed up in the area to restore law and order.
“Our SARS office in Oyigbo was attacked. We lost one of our personnel and our patrol vehicle was burnt. We have arrested 22 suspects in connection with the incident and investigation is ongoing. We have also stabilised the area and security beefed up,” he said.